The Olympic Games: Art, Culture and Sport - Bruce Museum



Date: 05/12/12 through 09/02/12
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday 1-5pm
Ages: All
Price: $7; $6 ages 5-22; free children younger than 5
Address:
1 Museum Drive - 203-869-0376
Greenwich, CT 06830
brucemuseum.org

Description: This exhibition compares the ancient and modern Olympiads through objects, art, science and technology and follows the sports that have endured since antiquity ? footraces, wrestling, boxing, and the ancient pentathlon events of long jump, javelin, discus, sprints, and wrestling. A custom-built six-foot mini-diorama recreates one of the earliest Greek stadiums with 1,200 miniature participants. The exhibit is complemented by the interactive exhibition "The Games: The Science of Sport." On view May 12 through September 2.